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NBC
Apr 6, 2010 4:30am EDT
spokesperson robert gibbs called karzai's comment, quote genuinely troubling. >>> in the wake of toyota's unprecedented global recall over sticky gas pedals the u.s. government has made an unprecedented move of its own, seeking the maximum penalty of punishment for the automaker's failure to act swiftly when lives were at stake. on monday transportation secretary ray lahood proposed toyota pay a record fine of nearly $16.4 million, after it, quote, knowingly hid a dangerous defect. documents show toyota knew about the defect back in september of last year, but waited until late january to issue a recall. toyota still faces private lawsuits, which could cost the automaker untold millions more in damages. >>> and now, here's a look at some other stories making news "early today" in america. in vermont, authorities just released surveillance video of a police officer firing a pepper gun at a man in a holding cell. the 26-year-old man, who was handcuffed at the time, can also be seen laying on the ground as the officer puts a bag over his head. the officer resigned following an internal inv
NBC
Apr 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
this morning toyota is expected to sign paperwork for agreeing to the largest government penalty ever against an ought maker relating to its sticking gas pedal recall. according to a department of transportation official, by paying the record $16.4 million fine, the maximum allowed by law, toyota is accepting responsibility for hiding the safety defect. the japanese automaker is expect ed to pay the penalty before to avoid going to court. while toyota is not expected to admit to any specific wrongdoing. paying the fine will not release toyota from civil or criminal actions. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news today early today in america. new york police are asking for the public's help in identifying four young women who stole nearly 4,000 dollar in lingerie. two of the women distracted a store clerk while the others stuffed merchandise into their shopping bags. employees describe the suspects as young, possibly high school or college students. >>> some 50 new jersey residents are out of house and home this morning after a massive fire ripped through two apartment bui
NBC
Apr 29, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >> all right, rafael, thanks. >>> earnings buzz, palm gets gobbled an yet another toyota recall. your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, she finally speaks and tells all, actually even more than you might have expected. >>> the bucks have one for the road, china's loss is america's gain, and a giant collapse in washington. you're watching "early today." >>> hi, everybody. good morning. yesterday a divided supreme court refused to order the removal of a world war i memorial cross from government land in california's mohave desert. a lower court had found the cross violated a constitutional ban on government endorsement of religion, but in yesterday's 5 to 4 ruling the high court said the cross can stay with justice anthony kennedy writing, quote, the constitution does not oblige government to avoid any public acknowledgement of religion's role in society. >>> the republican party could soon lose a party member. florida governor charlie crist will reportedly announce today he's running as an independent for the senate in november's election. the expected switch sets t
NBC
Apr 14, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> the headaches are piling on for toyota. the automaker that has been slammed with recalls now says it's temporarily halting sales of its lexus gx 460 after consumer reports issued a beware, don't by warning. consumer reports found in its test that the vehicle's electronic stability control took too long to kick in when the suv slid out of control during sharp turns. the magazine says that can lead to rollover accidents. toyota will now be conducting its own tests. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. in oklahoma police are searching for a suspected burglar who broke into a drugstore and left a blooper tape in his tracks. surveillance video captured the suspect who came in through the roof, trying to flee the same way, and falling from the ceiling at least six times. >>> in virginia, mall-goers were in for quite a surprise when a disoriented deer crashed through the window of a coffee shop and then ran into the shopping center. security cameras captured the animal dashing through the halls. unfortunately, though, the deer had to be put dow
NBC
Apr 23, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> also in new york, a 78-year-old man is blaming his toyota for a crash that left him and his wife on top of two unoccupied cars. now, the driver says his accelerator stuck causing his car to slam into two curbs and then land on top of two other vehicles. toyota, however, suggests driver error is to blame. investigators are now trying to determine the cause. >>> and alaska state troopers will present an award to buddy the german shepherd for his heroic actions. dash cam video shows the canine guide police to his owner's property which was engulfed in flame. thanks to his help the owner only suffered minor burns. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. that really is a buddy, huh? >> absolutely incredible. i love it. >> we've had so many stories where these pets are like super pets. >> that was the proof in the pudding. that was fantastic. >> absolutely. >> let's talk about the severe weather. yesterday was a dangerous day in colorado, kansas, and northern texas. that was day one of what's going b
NBC
Apr 29, 2010 4:00am EDT
, toyota has issued yet another suv recall, this time for some 50,000 s2003 sequoias. toyota says some sequoias may be unable to speed up when necessary. >>> big news at the end of the trading day. hewlett-packard swooping in to buy the struggling smarts phone pioneer palm. the $1.4 billion cash deal sent palm shares soaring in afterhours trade. >>> reports out saying a big merger is coming between continental and united airlines. no word between either carrier but some say a deal might get done as early as friday. >>> and finally it may seem like gas prices sky rocketed overnight but for one small town in alaska, they already did. push prices in the remote town rose to $9 a gallon overnight thanks to the high cost of flying in a new supply. >>> well, the habs reach down deep for a game seven. milwaukee downs the hawks plus an olympic medal ten years late. >>> marlon byrd shows he's in season form. your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> we've got cool showers in the rockies. you're watching "early today." >>> hi, everybody. good morning. if you're just waking up, this is
NBC
Apr 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
. toyota sales led the pack with a 41% spike. all in all, u.s. auto sales picked up by 24% last month with gm and ford coming in second and third. >>> citigroup's financial services' spin-off primerica made its business debut. it shot up 31%. >>> finally if you pick up your significant other's cell phone and see an app called tiger text, beware. it enables text messages to self-destruct leaving behind only tiger tracks. the investor claims his application has nothing do with the famous golfer. rather it refers to real tigers that are no torously hard to track. >>> driet howard is magic, carmelo comes up sweet and dayton delivers. plus, high-flying ncaa dunkers. your early morning sports hel s headlines are straight ahead sfloo it's friday. coming up your weekend forecast. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports last night, two of the nba's best big men faced off as the magic battled the mavericks. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. it was a battle of second-
NBC
Apr 8, 2010 4:30am EDT
, nbc news reports five days before toyota announced a massive recall over sticky accelerators a recently retired public relations executive warned higher ups, "the time to hide on this one is over." >>> kansas city's federal reserve bank president drove markets into a mini tailspin yesterday when he said keeping interest rates too low for too long would encourage risky financial behavior. that led to the dow's biggest drop since february, dipping by as much as 125 points during the day. its first triple-digit slide since february. all that combined with data showing domestic crude inventories rising sent oil tumbling below $86 a barrel. not surprisingly, energy stocks led the decliners with exxon mobil and oxidental sliding. >>> raised concerns about weak consumer spending. the fed announced consumer borrowing fell by $11.5 billion in february. analysts had expected a modest gain. >>> takeover talk made palm the most traded stock on the nasdaq, spiking 20% on speculation the smart phone maker may be a target. >>> talk about a turnaround. general motors plans to pay off its gov
NBC
Apr 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
%. >>> another recall for toyota. monday it was the 2010 lexus gx460, a luxury suv that consumer reports warned last week was a safety risk. >>> and finally he may have been unable to tell a lie, but apparently that didn't stop founding father george washington from forgetting to return library books. records uncovered recently at new york city's oldest library show the nation's first president technically owes 220 years worth of late fees. that's about $300,000 on two books he never returned. the library says they're going to waive the fine, but they do want the books back. >>> well, the great eight leads the caps. the nuggets clash with the jazz. and time-out for fun in baseball. king james rocks the house. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> in your tuesday weather, a big storm system for the west coast and showers in the southeast. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports, last night lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers took the next step towards what they see as th
NBC
Apr 2, 2010 4:30am EDT
was fuelled by huge incentives from toyota in an effort to overcome gas pedal problems. that spurred a price war with gm. ford also saw big business but it credits increased demand for the fusion and taurus cars. one analysts says ice a sign that the economy is on the rod to recovery. >> what we're seeing is we're seeing a turn in the auto industry that is sustainable. >> not all american auditoriums fared so well. >>> maryland has reported its 45th death from swine flu. state health officials say a man from the baltimore area died within the past week. a recent spike in severe cases in the southeast have many experts warning that the h1n1 virus is not gone. there's still time for you to get vaccinated. >> reporter: despite sounds of spring, for many doctors this means the waiting room is filling up with allergy patients. but there's another reason people are heang to the doctor. >> it takes you off guard to see flu in the 70 degree weather. >> reporter: this doctor is a family physician in charlotte, north carolina one of the most allergy cities in southeast. but there's a spike in h1n1 cas
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